The Cultural Dynamics Map: Exploring the Arts Ecosystem in the United States

National Arts Strategies,
01 March 2007, USA

Version 1.0, March 2005 
The Cultural Dynamics Map is an on-going attempt to apply the methods and modeling language of systems thinking to the world of arts and cultural production, consumption, support, and experience in the United States. Building on the first conversations of an October 2003 meeting on systems thinking and the, a smaller project team developed this map in close consultation with systems consultant Steve Peterson.

The Cultural Dynamics Project is a collaborative effort of:
The Bolz Center for Arts Administration (
National Arts Strategies (
Cultural Initiatives Silicon Valley (